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Health Management Technology
October 2009 | www.healthmgttech.com | Issue 10

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Case Study

Patient Financial Advocacy Strengthens Bottom Line

Since the eligibility services program began, tens of thousands of patients have been approved for benefits or assistance. Read More



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Feature

Don’t ‘Wait and See’ on EHRs

Money does matter, but it will not be the most important determinant of winners and losers. Read More



Case Study

Web Portal Saves Time, $$$

This billing department increased the accuracy of its claims submissions, reducing denials due to incorrect coverage information. Read More



MHealth Summit


The mHealth Summit:

A public-private partnership of the Foundation for NIH, is an unprecedented event that will bring together researchers, policy-makers, collaborators and visionaries from around the world to exchange ideas, novel approaches, research and findings surrounding mHealth issues both in the United States and in developing countries. Click here for more information.

 

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Stimulus Package for Telehealth
The U.S. government is now making millions of dollars in grant funding available for organizations that implement technology-based solutions including telehealth. Remote patient monitoring (RPM) provides measurable financial and clinical benefits, including enabling patients to receive in-home care; reducing hospitalization and readmission rates; decreasing the frequency of in-home visits; and increasing patients’ compliance with their care plans.
Learn what’s possible with future RPM technologies

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The Total Economic Impact of VMware View on the Healthcare Industry
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COMING SOON!

NEW HMT WEB SITE

Health Management Technology is pleased to announce a major revamping of its Web site. Among the changes:

  • Improved presentation of major news in the healthcare IT industry;
  • six topic-specific sections populated with features, white papers, products and news related to each topic;
  • higher-profile links for print advertisers;
  • expert-written blogs;
  • six topic-specific social networking communities for healthcare executives to share information and answer questions;
  • home page-surveying capability;
  • links to HMT's pages on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter;
  • an enhanced Events/Calendar section; and
  •  a special Pioneers in Healthcare IT section.

NOMINATE A PIONEER

As part of Health Management Technology’s 30th anniversary celebration, we are asking subscribers to nominate individuals to receive the Pioneers in Healthcare IT awards. These awards will recognize those individuals – past and present – who have shaped the healthcare IT field, individuals whose vision and innovation have positively impacted the industry. Winners, selected by an editorial panel, will be recognized in the September 2010 issue of Health Management Technology and on the magazine’s Web site.

Pioneers in Healthcare IT

Sunquest Information Systems
Laboratory testing solutions

Unibased Systems Architecture
Improve patient relations

Carestream Health
New radiology infrastructure

October Cover

HMT October 2009

COVER STORY

Scripps Tackles RAC Challenges

Among the lessons learned in pilot project is the need for comprehensive revenue-cycle management systems and processes.

HMT SOCIAL NETWORKING

Health Management Technology is pleased to announce our new Web 2.0 groups on Linkedin, Facebook and Twitter. We collaborate, share our expertise and discuss real world challenges and solutions within the field. You are welcome to join us in this exciting new way to learn and keep on top of breaking technology as it happens! Connect and find the answers you need in our ever challenging profession!